methyl chloride


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chlor·o·meth·ane

(klōr'ō-meth'ān),
A refrigerant with anesthetic properties when inhaled; it hydrolyzes to methanol.
Synonym(s): methyl chloride

methyl chloride

n.
An explosive gas, CH3Cl, used in organic synthesis and polymerization, as a refrigerant, and an anesthetic.
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Equipment capable of detecting the unsafe refrigerant methyl chloride at low quantities has been available since 2012.
ni NL strain, the methyl chloride extract from neem leaves was the only extract that caused lower larval weight, as compared with the unexposed controls (data not shown).
The furniture restorers I talked with used the "skull and crossbones" methyl chloride strippers.
We only know where half of the methyl chloride and two-thirds of the methyl bromide are coming from.
Dattala also says that water process coffees will "spot" more easily than methyl chloride processed coffees.
The other parent substance, methyl chloride, is found in degreasers, dry-cleaning agents, paint removers, and some aerosol propellants.
Methyl chloride is flammable and explosive when exposed to the atmosphere or aluminum.
Reacting silicon with methyl chloride made from methane and chlorine yields dichlorodimethylsilane which in turn reacts with water to form a basic silicone with the tongue twisting name of polydimethylsiloxane.
Chlorine levels in the stack from the energy recovery unit exceeded the 10 milligrams per cubic metre limit; lA split in the plastic liner of a pipe caused a leak of hydrochloric acid; lThe site breached its threehour methyl chloride limit; lA split in a plastic lined component of a pressure gauge led to a leak of hydrochloric acid which liberated a small amount of acid fumes.
They found that each gram of fungi churned out methyl halides--which include methyl chloride, methyl bromide, and methyl iodide--at a daily yield of a few millionths of a gram.